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Vehicle 50031 / 53031


Class 114

BR Diagram 516

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp / Albion 238hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30209
Diagram: 516

Allocations

24/01/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
4w/e 23/02/57 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
3w/e 03/08/57 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
4w/e 22/02/58 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
4w/e 28/03/58 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
3w/e 04/07/59 Transferred to 41A (Darnall)
4w/e 28/04/62 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
10/05/87 Stored U. LN (Lincoln)
29/06/88 Withdrawn from LN (Lincoln)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50031 - original number
53031 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50031 56031 As delivered to 40A - 24th January 1957
50031 56031 Transfer to 30A - 4w/e 23/02/57
50031 56031 Transfer to 40A - 3w/e 03/08/57
50031 56031 Noted 9th August 1957
50031 56006 Noted February 1958
50031 56031 Transfer to 40A - 4w/e 28/04/62
50031 56031 28/11/69
50031 59542 50047 Listed at 40A - Dec-70
53031 54034 Noted 12/10/85

Modifications

circa Dec-86 - AWS fitted

50031 was involved in the following incident(s):


28/11/69 - Great Coates Level Crossing near Grimsby, ER

Collision involving Class 114 / Lorry

Info from Bill Read

E50031-E56031 ran through level crossing gates, striking a Dodge articulated lorry and carrying it 46 feet into the station. 3 people needed hospital treatment. Both bogies of E50031 were derailed. The train ran past a red signal.


Images:

DMU

Date: 1984

E53031 seen in Leeds City station in 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 12th October 1985

54034 + 53031 head out of Lincoln station with a Nottingham service on the 12th October 1985. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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